Recent News

Jan 28, 2016

News Scan for Jan 28, 2016

More US listeriosis
H7N9 cases in China
Ebola screening
Jan 25, 2016

News Scan for Jan 25, 2016

Dole Listeria in Canada
UK Ebola failings
Malaria funds
Jan 22, 2016

News Scan for Jan 22, 2016

Deadly Listeria outbreak
Saudi MERS cases
More Lassa fever in Nigeria
Dec 17, 2015

News Scan for Dec 17, 2015

New Saudi MERS case
Foodborne disease up in Europe
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Oct 23, 2015

News Scan for Oct 23, 2015

Ancient bubonic plague
US flu still low
Soft-cheese Listeria kills 3
Cholera outbreaks
Polio in Afghanistan
Oct 13, 2015

News Scan for Oct 13, 2015

Saudi MERS case, Korea quarantine
Listeria in caramel apples
High-dose flu vaccine in elderly
Sep 18, 2015
Feta cheese

Listeria tied to soft cheese sickens 24, kills 1

The outbreak has hospitalized 21 people and led to a recall of soft cheeses from a California dairy.

Jun 10, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for Jun 10, 2015

Salmonella in pets
Ice cream Listeria outbreak over
May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Evans EW, Redmond EC. Analysis of older adults' domestic kitchen storage practices in the United Kingdom: identification of risk factors associated with listeriosis. J Food Protect 2015 Apr;78(4):738-45

Friesema IH, Kuiling S, Van der Ende A, et al. Risk factors for sporadic listeriosis in the Netherlands, 2008 to 2013. Eurosurveillance 2015 Aug 6;20(31)

Glass KA, Golden MC, Wanless BJ, et al. Growth of Listeria monocytogenes within a caramel-coated apple microenvironment. mBio 2015 Oct 13;6(5):e01232-15

Huang YT, Ko WC, Chan YJ, et al. Disease burden of invasive listeriosis and molecular characterization of clinical isolates in Taiwan, 2000-2013. PLoS One 2015 Nov 10;10(11):e0141241

Magalhaes R, Almeida G, Ferreira V, et al. Cheese-related listeriosis outbreak, Portugal, March 2009 to February 2012. Euro Surveill 2015 Apr 30;20(17):pii=21104

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